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Friday Five: Lizzo, Okee Dokee Brothers, and more new Minnesota music videos

Lizzo: “Good as Hell”

Lizzo brought her two dancers, DJ/BFF Sophia Eris, and a couple of barber poles to the talk show The Real for a rousing performance of “Good as Hell,” her new song from the Barbershop: The Next Cut soundtrack. This summer Lizzo’s making the music festival rounds — including Soundset at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on May 29. Both Lizzo and Sophia Eris will also be at Rock the Garden in June along with their GRRRL PRTY bandmates Manchita and Shannon Blowtorch.

Okee Dokee Brothers: “Jackalope”

With a little help from an adorable puppet, the Okee Dokee Brothers explore the lore and legend of one of the Midwest’s signature creatures in a video from their Saddle Up DVD. They’ll be premiering the full film on May 7 at the Riverview Theater.

Bob Mould: “Hold On”

Bob Mould wanders the lonely streets of Portland in a poignant clip for “Hold On,” a song from his new album Patch the Sky. Mould will be in the Twin Cities later this month for two shows at First Avenue and an exclusive MicroShow at the Turf Club — enter here for a chance to win tickets.

Fox & Coyote: “Gotchu”

Fox & Coyote take a journey in and around Duluth in a video for “Gotchu,” a track from last year’s EP Boardinghouse. The folk band will be at the Fine Line on April 22, supporting All the Islands’ Modern Man release show.

C.M.J.: “A Life”

Christopher Michael Jensen contemplates the Minneapolis thaw in an eye-popping semi-animated video for “A Life,” from his album CM Cool J. The busy rapper is playing an April residency on Monday nights at Honey, among numerous other gigs.